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RECAP
Just to give you a better idea of how to build a site on the cheap, let's look at three different plans that you could choose. 
 
The Hard Way Moderate Plan $0 Plan
Hosting Plan:
Typical low end cost- $60/yr
Hosting Plan:
free web host- $0
Hosting Plan:
Free webhost- $0
Domain Registration:
Popular registrars- $9-25/year
Domain Registration:
Shorter URL Service- $0 or no domain
Domain Registration:
Shorter URL Service- $0 or no domain
Web building software:
Dreamweaver MX-
$399
Web building software:
Netscape Composer- $0
Web building software:
Netscape Composer- $0
Graphics editing software:
Adobe Photoshop-$609
Graphics editing software:
Serif Photo Plus 5.5- (non CD version)
Graphics editing software:
Ultimate Paint
Graphics:
Comstock- $49- 300 per image
Graphics:
Free clip art sites- $0
Graphics:
Free clip art site- $0
Flash software:
Flash MX-$499
Flash software:
Swish- $49
Flash:
Free flash files found on the internet- $0
Community:
Message boards
PHP, CGI access
Additional $$ tacked on to hosting plan p/mth
Community:
Message boards
PHP, CGI access
Free web hosts- $0
(Tripod.com/
Tripod.co.uk)
Community:
Message boards
PHP, CGI access
Free web hosts- $0
(Tripod.com/
Tripod.co.uk)
Estimated cost-$1700 Cost-$49 Cost- $0

IN SUMMARY
Of course, going with freebies will never match the perks you will get with a paying service. But if all you'd like is to build a simple homepage, then these freebies will provide you with exactly what you need-- a place in cyberspace to call your own.
 

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